JOHN MICHAEL HOWELL
2002-03 AT SEMINOLE C.C.: Helped lead Seminole to a 73-43 mark in his two seasons including a 41-19 record in 2003 ... Led Seminole to a 2003 Junior College State Championship and sixth place finish at World Series in Grand Junction, Colo. ... Named 2003 junior college preseason all-american ... Was named to the Florida Community College Activities Association State All-Tournament team ... Second-team All Mid-Florida Conference selection in 2003 after batting .331 with 12 doubles, one triple and five homers ... Also knocked in 32 runs and had a .523 slugging percentage ... In 2002 he was a second-team all-state pick and a first-team all-conference selection ... Batted .368 (74-of-201) with a school record 21 doubles, 11 homers and 55 RBI in his first collegiate season ... Held a .405 on-base percentage and a .637 slugging percentage ... Also batted .500 in three state tournament games ... Two-time Mid-Florida Conference All-Academic team member ... 2002 Seminole C.C. Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
PREP: Played for Jeff Perez at Winter Springs where he was three-year letterwinner ... Named team MVP and all-conference as a senior ... Batted .490 with two homers as a junior when he was named first-team all-conference, all-county and all-district ... Also had a .692 slugging percentage ... All-state and all-area selection as a sophomore.